Jan 15, 2013 2:30pm PST
. lance armstrong opens up to oprah winfrey about doping. she says he comes clean in an unexpected way. a new wonder material is said to change your world forever. we will show you what it looks like. welcome to our viewers on public television in america and around the globe. syrian students turned up at the university of aleppo today ready for the first day of exams. what they got instead was two massive explosions. twin blasts rocked the school, killing at least 80 people. rebel forces as the government bombed the campus deliberately. from neighboring turkey, james reynolds reports. >> the university of aleppo was thought to be one of the last safe places in syria of's largest city. but two explosions changed that. these pictures were filmed just after the blasts. the side of this building was blown away. the university was home to both students and ordinary people who had taken refuge from fighting elsewhere in aleppo. the browns are in an area of grounds nt control -- brow are in an area under government control, but activists say it was the government to fired. >> this is the
Jan 15, 2013 4:00pm PST
that he was serious. he certainly had prepared himself for this moment. >> lance armstrong has consistently and aggressively denied cheating, even under oath. >> a cannot be any clearer than i have never taken drugs. >> a report from the u.s. anti- doping agency led to him being stripped of his seven titles. he issued a statement saying "enough is enough." this is a of as much about money as it is about reputation. jane o'brien, bbc news, washington. >> for more on armstrong's interview and the fallout, i spoke with a columnist for usa today. you wrote today that lance armstrong is not sorry he doped. he is sorry he got caught. pretty harsh. >> yes, but i think he deserves it. there is no greater fraud or bigger cheater in the history of sports, in my humble opinion. this ruse, this parade of going on oh road to apologize after more -- sure raid -- charade of going on oprah seems a desperate attempt to get back into the graces of the public. >> we do not know what he said to her yet. he has been banned for life. do you think anything could get that lifted? >> know, there is not
Jan 18, 2013 6:00pm EST
criticized lance armstrong's interview with oprah winfrey last night. they claimed it was part of a job, like having air in his tires. they have urged armstrong to make a full disclosure to the anti doping authority. with more on the admission and the fallout, i spoke with the co-author that joined us from new york. >> we are joined from new york. it was if enough of a confession by lance armstrong for you? >> there is the first few feet of that mountain and i spent two years working on this book. a fascinating world that they live then. the details of how they did it are fascinating and crucial to this story. >> what was it light seeing him coming clean about not being clean? gosh we knew that -- >> we knew what he was going to say, but to see the defiance, the hesitation felt like an unsuccessful therapy session and in front of 4.3 million people. i think he does this because he realizes -- he is in shock. he went from joan of arc to attila the hun and a short amount of time and he has always loved risk. it was a high risk and high reward way to apologize and frankly, it didn't work.
Jan 17, 2013 6:00pm EST
recognizes them for the first time in 20 years pillar in -- 20 years. lance armstrong has been stripped of his mettle. the committee acted after the governing body found him guilty of systematic doping and stripped them of seven wins. there is speculation as to whether he will lead men to open or apologize. extremists are gaining ground militarily and they're also winning popular support. it has become increasingly powerful. the free syrian army is living in kidnapping. they met one of the leaders of the front and found this exclusive report. >> they are waiting for bread. eight hours. nothing is more emblematic of what they have captured, and everyone knows the reason. it is the free syrian army fighters that have eluded the supply. >> we have no bread, and no fuel, no power. she goes on to tell me that we used to live like kings. now the strong devour the week. there is an atmosphere of insecurity. there are kidnappings. support is slipping away in the free army. these men are the beneficiaries. for many in aleppo, they are saviors. to the united states, they are terrorists.